NJ Spotlight News

New year brings minimum wage bump in evolving job market

Clip: 12/30/2021 | 3m 22s | Video has closed captioning.

New Jersey’s minimum wage is set to rise to $13 an hour for most hourly workers on Jan. 1. Labor advocates say that’s still inadequate, while small-business owners say the increase will put them under additional pressure. The recent rise in inflation “in itself really warrants a reexamination of the legislation...,” says one economist.

Aired: 12/30/21

Rating: NR

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